Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning Best Play arrives in a marvelously funny, spectacularly beautiful new production. This modern-day classic tragicomedy imagines the lives of two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. As the story unfolds, they voice their confusion about the play that’s being performed without them, untangling bigger questions about life and death, reality […]Find out more »
Cost: $32 includes guaranteed seat and a signed book (includes tax) Hear from the beloved New York Times columnist Gail Collins about her rollicking, eye-opening new book on a subject that is timelier than ever: women and aging in America. Author of the acclaimed bestsellers When Everything Changed and America's Women, and the first woman to serve as the editorial page editor of the New York Times, Collins is an […]Find out more »
Our John Hodgman event on October 17 is sold out! But great news: John Hodgman will be dropping by the Booksmith on October 18 to sign books only, from 6-8pm. No ticket is required but you must purchase a copy of MEDALLION STATUS at Brookline Booksmith to join the line. Parsnip the Corgi may be […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes ADRIENNE BRODEUR—acclaimed editor, author, and co-founder of Zoetrope: All-Story—for a discussion of her new memoir, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me. She will be joined in conversation by award-winning writer JOANNA RAKOFF. About Wild Game On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was fourteen, her mother, […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes BILL BRYSON—the bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything—for a discussion of his latest book, The Body: A Guide for Occupants. About The Body Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body—how it functions, its remarkable ability to […]Find out more »
Join authors Sergio Troncoso and Ilan Stavans as they appear in conversation to discuss their new books! "A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son is Troncoso at his absolute finest … a masterwork bursting with immigrant intimacies, electrifying truths and hard-earned tenderness. This is a book I could not let go of, that took me from El Paso to New England […]Find out more »
Former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America’s Sweetheart Adam Rippon showcases his funny and inspiring personality in this entertaining memoir. Adam Rippon is an Olympic athlete and medal-winning figure skater. He won the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships and was selected to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.